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2004 Penfolds Bin 389
- > South Australia
Community Tasting Notes 82
Anonymous wrote: (91 points)
December 24, 2014 - Umhellt og loftað í tvo tíma. Mjög dökkt. Kröftugt, enn nokkuð mikil tannín. Berjamikið, jafnvel eikað. Getur eflaust batnað enn.
November 22, 2014 - Nose of smoke and licorice with some grilled meat. The palate is medium, crisp. Raw beef with a hint of herbs, currants and lots of blueberries. Good.
Loren Sonkin wrote: (90 points)
November 21, 2014 - Penfolds Tasting with 5 vintages of Grange and a bunch more (Downtown Cleveland): This was a last minute addition, so it saw about two hours of air prior to serving. The nose is dusty with black raspberries, blueberries and smoked meat. Nice. Both the nose and the palate are drinking well. Perhaps at peak but just barely. At ten years, this is ageing slowly. It is a blend of Cab and Shiraz. Nice juicy black raspberries, with layers of complexity. IIRC, this was about $30 on release and a great value. I think the price on new releases is at least double. I was surprised how young this drank.
Anonymous wrote: (90 points)
November 19, 2014 - Cabernet dominating the wine at the moment, quite firm tannins. Blackberries, plums and olives, bold oak but not overdone. Good wine, probably needs a bit more time and a really good decant before drinking.1 person found this helpful Comment
November 12, 2014 - Struggled to drink after a couple of hours decant. Too rich, heavy oak, and a bit of a fruit bomb. However the next day was much more subdued, open and complex - not too bad. Needs anothe couple of years min. Open next bottle 2016 min.1 person found this helpful Comment
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By Julia Harding, MW
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- Vintage 2004
- Type Red
- Producer Penfolds
- Varietal Cabernet-Shiraz Blend
- Designation Bin 389
- Vineyard n/a
- Country Australia
- Region South Australia
- SubRegion n/a
- Appellation n/a
- UPC Code 9310297652792
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 2295 (77%)
- Consumed 686 (23%)